Short Biography, Information & Facts about Khafre, the famous pharaoh and king of Egypt
Biography, Facts and information about the life of a Pharaoh The term pharaoh was the title of an ancient Egyptian king who was considered to be a living god and worshipped as a deity. The pharaoh was an absolute ruler of Egypt, both the political and religious leader.
Short Biography of the life of Khafre The history, facts and information about Khafre, a famous pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. The following biography information provides basic facts about the life Khafre:
Khafre was also known as Khafra or in Greek Chephren & Shafra Rakhaef
Egyptian Period / Kingdom: Old Kingdom
Dynasty: Khafre ruled in the Fourth Egyptian Dynasty
Chief Wife: His chief wife and consort was Nefertkau
Children: Number unknown at least 3 sons Menkaure, Nikaure and Sekhemkare and one daughter Khamerernebty
Year of Death: 2480 BC
Location of the Burial Site: Giza
Biography and accomplishments or why Khafre was famous: Building the second of the pyramids on the Giza plateau. He ruled Egypt from his capital city based at Memphis which was situated in Lower Egypt (the Nile Delta in the north of Egypt). He was an absolute ruler and incorporated the name of the sun god re, or ra, into his name, Khaf-Ra, means "Appearing like Ra". He is known as a harsh and cruel monarch as was his father Khufu. There is unproven speculation that the head of the Great Sphinx was built in his image.
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